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Pau Calendars – 2021-22 Yearlong

Program Deadlines

June 1, 2021 Extended Application Deadline (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
June 15 $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
June 15 Fall Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
July 1 Fall Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
October 15 Spring $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
November 15 Spring Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 1 Spring Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

Note: Should your program country require a quarantine upon arrival, your program dates will be the same as below. Contact your Program Advisor for more information.
Note: The following calendar includes possible field trips. Due to continually evolving COVID-19 regulations field trip dates and locations are subject to change. Students will receive more details after the program start.
September 1 Departure from the US on optional group flight
September 2 Arrival in Pau required by 5 pm
September 2 Move into housing
September 3 Mandatory orientation
September 3 City tour
September 6 Fall courses begin
September 11 - 12 Overnight field trip—French Basque Country and Spain
October 16 Field trip—the Pyrenees
TBD Optional Paris Tour
November 1 All Saints Holiday—no classes
November 2 - 5 Fall break—no classes
November 11 Armistice Day—no classes
November 13 Field trip—Bordeaux
TBD Mandatory end of fall semester meeting
December 16 Fall courses end
December 17 Fall final examinations
January 5, 2022 Spring courses begin
January 15 Field trip—French and Spanish Pyrenees
TBD Spring break—no classes
March 25 - 26 Overnight field trip—Toulouse and Carcassonne
April 16 Field trip—Basque Country
April 18 Easter Monday—no classes
TBD Mandatory end of session meeting
April 27 Spring courses end
April 28 Spring final examinations
April 28 Program end date (if not on the optional Paris tour nor completing an internship)
April 29 Move out of housing (if not on the optional Paris tour nor completing an internship)
May 2 Move out of housing (if on the optional Paris tour but not completing an internship)
May 2 - 5 Optional Paris Tour
May 5 Program end date (if on the optional Paris tour but not completing an internship)
May 13 Last day of internship
May 13 Program end date (if completing an internship)
May 14 Move out of housing (if completing an internship)
Open return Students establish their own date of return

See Ready to Apply for additional information about the application process and Money Matters for more details regarding payment and cancellation deadlines. Payment of the Confirmation Deposit cannot be deferred. USAC reserves the right to make adjustments to fees or deadlines at any time.

Occasionally dates need to be changed or field trips modified. Refer back to this calendar often for the most current dates.

Quick Details

2021-22 App. Cycle

Spring: Open

2022-23 App. Cycle

Summer sessions: Opens 9/1
Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1
Spring: Opens 9/1

Eligibility

Preferred GPA: 2.5

Program Type

Specialty

Credits

US Credit

Program Capacity

60 students

Instruction

English | French

Member

APUAF--Association des Programmes Universitaires Américains en France

Passport & Visa

Passport & Visa Information